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November 30, 2000

From Our Correspondent: Hirohito and the War
A conversation with biographer Herbert Bix

From Our Correspondent: A Rough Road Ahead
Bad news for the Philippines - and some others

From Our Correspondent: Making Enemies
Indonesia needs friends. So why is it picking fights?

Asiaweek Time Asia Now Asiaweek story

The Week of August 15, 1997

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C O V E R  S T O R Y
Rescue The IMF bailout means at least two tough years for Thailand and lots of worry for the rest of Asia
Pledges Bangkok and its neighbors have promises to keep
Banks How to fill a $50-billion hole
Losers Thailand Inc. was blindsided by the baht devaluation
Governance It's the politics, stupid
Fallout The Yuppies of Bangkok smile through their tears
E D I T O R I A L
Trials Cambodia needs to get its own house in order; then it can really square accounts with Pol Pot
Triads Words alone won't quell Macau's deadly gang warfare
T H E  N A T I O N S
Diplomacy Peace is far from assured, but the dialogue between the U.S., China, North Korea and South Korea has begun
Indonesia Corruption and the dark side of prosperity
India Fresh from prison, a mobster turns to a life of politics
Taiwan New history texts test educators' political savvy
Kidnap Children learn the ABCs of abduction survival
Cambodia Refugees' lives are broken on the wheel of the nation's political upheaval
A R T S & S C I E N C E S
Cinema Indonesia is trying to revive its film industry
Health This therapy takes guts
Society Singapore's teenage gymnast who fought to the end
Books Wei Jingsheng's prison letters; Aung San Suu Kyi on her life and times
Technology Handheld digital assistants that really compute
People Madeleine Albright does a Madonna in Malaysia 41
B U S I N E S S
Hemp A Chinese hamlet finds itself at the center of a movement to commercialize a maligned weed
Stocks Textbook economics and the peso devaluation
Investing Asians are keen on Internet trading
N E W S M A P
Navigate this week's news by country
D E P A R T M E N T S
Letters & Comment Why some in Asia fear China
Frontlines Beijing is wary of U.S. moves in Central Asia
Newsmakers/Passage Mandela seeks a release
Market Highlights A Kenya drought refreshes tea prices
World Stocks This week in Asian markets
The Asian Language
Cover Photograph by Yvan Cohen for Asiaweek

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